Anchor Capital Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 1.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 8,546 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 140 shares during the period. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $1,204,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC boosted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 13,454.5% in the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 2,345,613 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $16,645,000 after buying an additional 2,328,308 shares during the period. Personal Capital Advisors Corp boosted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 75.8% in the second quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 1,278,067 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $180,105,000 after buying an additional 551,085 shares during the period. FineMark National Bank & Trust boosted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 14.5% in the second quarter. FineMark National Bank & Trust now owns 283,232 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $39,913,000 after buying an additional 35,873 shares during the period. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 1.5% in the second quarter. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. now owns 278,281 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $39,215,000 after buying an additional 4,012 shares during the period. Finally, Boston Advisors LLC boosted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 1.4% in the second quarter. Boston Advisors LLC now owns 225,163 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $31,730,000 after buying an additional 3,113 shares during the period.

iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE IWM) opened at 140.21 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $141.39 and its 200 day moving average price is $138.28. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 1-year low of $114.88 and a 1-year high of $144.25.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 10th were given a dividend of $0.6091 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 6th. This represents a $2.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.74%. This is a positive change from iShares Russell 2000 Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.39.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index Company Profile

iShares Russell 2000 ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 2000 Index (the Index). The Index is a float-adjusted capitalization weighted index that measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market and includes securities issued by the approximately 2,000 smallest issuers in the Russell 3000 Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM)

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